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Junior Security Engineer

Open, United States
Title:                     Junior Security Engineer
Location:               Open, United States
Salary:                  DOE
Travel:                  Up to 25%

We are seeking a dynamic professional with 1-4 years of technical experience with a desire to grow in cybersecurity experience by performing and/or participating in DoD and/or NIST-based system security assessments, privacy assessments, continuous monitoring activities, and/or other Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, assess, and analyze cyber security documentation for client information systems in accordance with FISMA, NIST RMF for Federal Civilian Agencies, RMF for DoD IT, FedRAMP, and departmental standards.
  • Perform system/network vulnerability scanning and analysis using both automated tools and manual techniques. 
  • Assist with technical assessments using standard industry tools such as Nessus, DB Protect, WebInspect, ACAS (for DoD), and others.
  • Identify and apply vulnerability remediations, fix procedures, and when necessary mitigation techniques. 
  • Assist with the identification and mitigation of cyber security risks through formal assessment activities.
  • Develop detailed reports based on testing and data analysis.
  • Participate in compliance related discussions (this includes basic understanding of applicable compliance frameworks, architectures, and security control requirements (technical and non-technical).
  • Attend and participate in regular project meetings; Communicate and distill information from technical resources during formal and informal meetings.
  • Able to work remotely and travel at least 25% as required for various client engagements.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 1-4 years of experience in security related implementation, operation, and/or management of IT security solutions, knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in security, application, and/or network engineering.
  • Exposure to testing tools such as Nessus/ACAS, SCC, DISA STIGs / STIG Viewer, Wire Shark, Flying Squirrel, etc.
  • Exposure to Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and related terminology as it relates to Information Security/Information Assurance.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner or as part of a client delivery team.
  • Able to write about and discuss technical security issues in a clear, concise manner.
  • Exceptional organizational, planning, and attention to detail skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, remote environment.
  • Able to travel at least 25% as required for various client engagements.

  • Strong technical background.
  • Experience working in a service desk environment and supporting customer infrastructure.
  • Coding/Programming experience with one or more of the following tools: Python, Perl, Shell, Bash, Batch, etc.
  • Testing tool experience such as: Nmap, Nessus, WebInspect, DBProtect, Metasploit, etc.
  • Experience and technical knowledge in security engineering, secure architecture development, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, applied cryptography, and application security.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related field or equivalent technical certifications.
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert” certifications, Security+, Network+, CAP, SANS security certifications, etc.
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Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status or ancestry.
Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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